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Foul by Ched Evans on David Edgar, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Michael Duff.
Effort from inside the six-yard box by Tyrone Mears goes wide right of the target.
Dean Marney concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Britton. Free kick taken by Jean Calve.
The official flags Daniel Bogdanovic offside. Lee Grant takes the indirect free kick.
David Edgar is brought on as a substitute for Wade Elliott.
Ched Evans is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Wade Elliott produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The referee blows for offside. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.
A goal is scored by Steven Thompson from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 4-2 Sheff Utd.Chris Eagles provided the assist for the goal.
Foul by Brian Easton on Jamie Ward, free kick awarded. A cross is delivered by Jamie Ward, Elian Parrino has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Steven Thompson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.
The official flags Steven Thompson offside. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.
Steven Thompson is brought on as a substitute for Chris Iwelumo.
Chris Iwelumo takes a shot from inside the six-yard box clearing the crossbar.
Chris Iwelumo takes a shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen.
Wade Elliott challenges Jean Calve unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is swung over by Jamie Ward, Daniel Bogdanovic takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
Matthew Lowton fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Matthew Lowton.
Mark Yeates gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Easton. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Jamie Ward takes a shot. Clarke Carlisle gets a block in.
Matthew Lowton concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Marney. Direct free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Daniel Bogdanovic is ruled offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Lee Williamson booked for unsporting behaviour. Daniel Bogdanovic comes on in place of Lee Williamson. Lee Williamson challenges Dean Marney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Graham Alexander.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Mears on Ched Evans. Leon Britton takes the free kick.
Mark Yeates takes a short corner.
Jay Rodriguez produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen.
The referee blows for offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Handball by Richard Cresswell. Shot on goal comes in from Tyrone Mears from the free kick. Effort from outside the area by Tyrone Mears goes wide right of the goal.
Michael Duff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Ward. Ched Evans produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Clarke Carlisle gets a block in. Ched Evans takes a shot. Clarke Carlisle gets a block in.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Graham Alexander, clearance made by Ched Evans.
The offside flag is raised against Jamie Ward. Clarke Carlisle restarts play with the free kick.
Leon Britton takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant.
Lee Williamson takes a shot. Chris Iwelumo gets a block in.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates, save made by Lee Grant.
Clarke Carlisle fouled by Richard Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tyrone Mears.
Jay Rodriguez fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 3-1 Sheff Utd.
Penalty scored by Ched Evans. Burnley 3-2 Sheff Utd.Wade Elliott gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Leon Britton.
Chris Iwelumo finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Burnley 2-1 Sheff Utd.Mark Yeates concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Easton. Assist by Michael Duff.
Foul by Matthew Lowton on Wade Elliott, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Graham Alexander, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Wright.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Iwelumo. Jean Calve takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Lee Williamson. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Williamson challenges Graham Alexander unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tyrone Mears.
Unfair challenge on Ched Evans by Wade Elliott results in a free kick. Richard Cresswell restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Eagles scores a goal from long range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 1-1 Sheff Utd.
Ched Evans takes a shot.
Jean Calve fouled by Jay Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Jean Calve takes the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Ched Evans. Free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
Corner taken right-footed by Graham Alexander to the near post, clearance made by Lee Williamson.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save made by Richard Wright.
Floated corner taken right-footed by Graham Alexander, save made by Richard Wright.
The referee blows for offside against Dean Marney. Nyron Nosworthy takes the free kick.
Foul by Dean Marney on Leon Britton, free kick awarded. Johnny Ertl takes the free kick.
Leon Britton challenges Chris Eagles unfairly and gives away a free kick. Graham Alexander takes the free kick.
Graham Alexander challenges Leon Britton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matthew Lowton takes the free kick.
Chris Iwelumo takes a shot. Save made by Richard Wright.
Graham Alexander takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Williamson.
Mark Yeates concedes a free kick for a foul on Wade Elliott. Free kick taken by Graham Alexander.
Tyrone Mears gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Cresswell. Mark Yeates crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Lee Grant makes a save.
Chris Eagles is penalised for a handball. Direct free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by Richard Wright.
Mark Yeates finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-1 Sheff Utd.Ched Evans takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Eagles on Ched Evans. Direct free kick taken by Mark Yeates, Brian Easton crosses the ball, clearance made by Wade Elliott.
Tyrone Mears fouled by Richard Cresswell, the ref awards a free kick. Tyrone Mears takes the direct free kick.
Ched Evans takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Eagles by Leon Britton. Graham Alexander restarts play with the free kick.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot.
Dean Marney takes a shot. Nyron Nosworthy gets a block in. Dean Marney takes a shot. Save made by Richard Wright.
The referee gets the match started.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The second half begins.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Gray and Adams step into unknown
Burnley caretaker boss Stuart Gray could hand winger Chris Eagles a starting role when Sheffield United visit Turf Moor.
The former Manchester United trainee impressed as a substitute during Tuesday's 2-0 home defeat to Scunthorpe in what proved to be Brian Laws' final game in charge.
Eagles replaced Wade Elliott at half-time and Gray may now opt to shake things up following the insipid nature of the Clarets' display against the Iron.
Midfielder Dean Marney and striker Chris Iwelumo could also earn recalls to the starting line-up as Gray seeks an immediate response from his players.
Midfielder Chris McCann remains a long-term injury absentee but Burnley have no other major concerns as they bid to avoid a third successive home defeat.
Sheffield United's new manager Micky Adams will be without suspended trio Kyle Bartley, Stephen Quinn and Nick Montgomery for his first game in charge.
Defender Andy Taylor is also ruled out after being carried off in the 2-0 defeat to Hull with a leg injury, but midfielder Leon Britton is hoping to return after missing out on Tuesday due to a back spasm.
Defender Bartley and midfielder Montgomery both received their fifth bookings of the season at Carrow Road and sit out one-game bans.
Midfielder Quinn was sent off for violent conduct in the closing stages against Norwich and will start a three-match suspension. On-loan midfielder Andy Reid is also set to be banned after he was handed a retrospective charge of violent conduct for his part in the mass melee at Carrow Road.
Defender Stephen Jordan is sidelined with ankle and knee injuries.
Defender Danny Batth has returned to Wolves, but defender Rob Kozluk, strikers Jamie Ward and Daniel Bogdanovic and utility man Johnny Ertl will all come into contention as Adams selects his first side.
Clarets shake off Laws exit to win
Burnley began life after Brian Laws with an entertaining 4-2 victory that condemned npower Championship strugglers Sheffield United to a third straight defeat at Turf Moor.
United were playing under new boss Micky Adams for the first time and he watched on in delight as Mark Yeates fired the visitors ahead in the ninth minute.
Winger Chris Eagles brought the Clarets level in the 29th minute and two goals on the stroke of half-time from Chris Iwelumo and Jay Rodriguez put the hosts 3-1 ahead at the break.
A penalty from the in-form Ched Evans shortly after the restart hauled the visitors back into contention but Burnley added a fourth late on to seal victory through substitute Steven Thompson.
Stuart Gray was placed in caretaker charge of Burnley following the departure of Laws earlier this week and he opted to start with Eagles, Iwelumo and Rodriguez as his side`s attacking trio.
Chances came and went right from the outset and midfielder Dean Marney threatened inside the first minute when he saw a shot blocked by Nyron Nosworthy.
Rodriguez then headed wide moments later before the Blades went close themselves as Evans fired goalwards from 12 yards to force a fine parried save from Lee Grant.
However, Evans soon fired home right-footed from 12 yards out to put the visitors ahead and Burnley quickly sought an equaliser.
Veteran midfielder Graham Alexander had a shot blocked by Lee Williamson and then Iwelumo saw a header saved by Richard Wright.
Burnley finally drew level in the 29th minute when Eagles drilled a superb shot into the net from 30 yards.
The Clarets began to assume control as the interval approached and scored two goals in quick succession.
In the 45th minute, Iwelumo headed into the bottom corner from 12 yards and then Rodriguez swept home a clinical right-footed shot from 12 yards out.
The Blades replaced Wright with Steve Simonsen between the posts at half-time but a penalty soon dragged them back into contention within two minutes of the restart.
Wade Elliott fouled Leon Britton and Evans fired home from 12 yards out, giving the Blades hope of a comeback.
Jamie Ward tried his luck from distance but Burnley went close to grabbing a fourth as Iwelumo fired over the bar from just six yards out.
Caretaker boss Gray then replaced Iwelumo with Thompson as they sought to close the game out.
The moved proved a masterstroke as Eagles showed his quality with a fine pass to Thompson, who showed composure to rifle home right-footed from six yards out.
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